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“Soon,” Mama.says “Wait for owls.”

“Watch for Mars.”

“Soon,” says Papa.

“Is it time yet? Is it time?”

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Created by authors & artists from the countries featured

Simple endnotes explain more and dig deeper into cultural details

Relatable topics illustrate a ‘day in the life' in each country

Pronunciation guides support basic language learning

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Our World Series

The authors and illustrators of the Our World Series draw on their lived experiences to create stories that immerse readers in the daily life in each country. With text and artwork developed specifically for babies and toddlers, this series is a just-right introduction to global learning.

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Our World: Ireland

Written by Muireann Ní Cxhíobháin

Illustrated by Fuchsia MacAree

Our World: Pakistan

Written by Rumaisa Bilal

Illustrated by Nez Riaz

Our World: India

Written by Meera Sriram

Illustrated by Neethi

Our World: Democratic

Republic of the Congo

Written by Mel Nyoko

Illustrated by Joelle Avelino

Our World: Philippines

Written by Zewlan Moor

Illustrated by Happy Garaje

Our World: Kenya

Written by Maïmouna Jallow

Illustrated by Lulu Kitololo

Our World: Ukraine

Written by Kateryna Yehorushkina

Illustrated by Olga Shtonda

Our World: Brazil

Written by Ana Siqueira

llustrated by Ana Matsusaki

Our World: Cuba

Written by Terry Catasús Jennings

Illustrated by Marla Cruz

Our World: Colombia

Written by Alexandra Alessandri

Illustrated by Manu Montoya

Our World: Japan

Written by Emily Satoko Seo

Illustrated by Aunyarat Watanabe

Our World: Australia

Written by Maree McCarthy Yoelu

Illustrated by Sophie Beer

Our World: Greece

Written by Agatha Rodi

Illustrated by Fotini Tikkou

Our World: China

Written by Songju Ma Daemicke

Illustrated by Jam Dong

Our World: Egypt

Written by Aya Khalil

Illustrated by Magda Azab

Our World: Argentina

Written by Aixa Pérez-Prado

Illustrated by Mariana Ruiz Johnson

Our World: France

Written by Evelyne Holingue

Illustrated by Margaux Carpentier

Our World: Italy

Written by Francesca Di Marzo

Illustrated by Naida Mazzenga

Our World: Mexico

Written by Cynthia Harmony

Illustrated by Claudia Navarro

Our World: Ethiopia

Written by Fitsum Tesfaye Habtemariam

Illustrated by Netsanet Tesfay

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Baby’s Day Series

Depicts a wide range of children and families for diverse and inclusive representation

Baby’s Day Series

The 4 board books in the Baby’s Day Gift Set invite interaction at playtime, mealtime, naptime, and more to strengthen the caregiverchild bond throughout the day. With black-and-white photos of a wide variety of faces and chic, high-contrast design, the Baby’s Day Series makes for a stylish, inclusive, lasting gift.

4 BOARD BOOKS | 171 X 167 X 63 MM | 14PP EACH | AGES 0–2

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Baby Talk

Baby Play

High-contrast designs & engaging photographs perfect for babies

Helps build bodily awareness through highlighting actions and sensory experiences
Baby Dream by Written by Skye Silver Baby Food
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Written by Stefanie Paige Wieder
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Hello, Body! Series

NEW Series!

Hello, Body! Series

From wiggling toes to smiling faces, join babies in discovering what their bodies can do. With lyrical, repeating text, high-contrast designs, and engaging photographs, the Hello, Body! Series is perfect for the very youngest readers.

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Hello, Feet!

Hello, Hands!

Hello, Face!

Hello, Tummy!

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Fi r st Friends S e r i e s

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First Friends: Shapes

Written by Mk Smith Despres

Illustrated by Aya Watanabe

Join a class of kids at daycare as they find triangles, squares, diamonds, and other shapes in their paintings, blocks, and dolls at play time — then clean up together and transition to circle time!

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First Friends: Numbers

Join a class of kids at daycare as they find numbers 1 to 10 throughout the day, at drop-off, snack time, rest time, and on the playground — then say goodbye at pickup time together!

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Gentle social-emotional storylines help guide kids through transitions, daily routines, and more.

Join a classroom as they explore different early learning concepts

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Feelings & Firsts Series

By Myself!

Written by Sumana Seeboruth

Illustrated by Maribel Castells

A toddler humorously asserts her independence while getting ready in the morning, only to be met with one frustration after another. When she finds an opportunity to help her big sister get dressed, she accepts that they can help each other.

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That’s Mine!

Written by Sumana Seeboruth

Illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin

When a toddler in a childcare setting takes all the toy animals for herself, she discovers that monopolizing all the toys can be a bit lonely. Will offering one of the animals to another child help bridge the gap?

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Too Green!

Written by Sumana Seeboruth

Illustrated by Maribel Castells

A young child helps his Mum and Mama cook a green vegetable soup, but then emphatically refuses to eat it. After carefully watching his parents enjoying the meal, the child finally agrees to taste it and discovers that he likes it after all!

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Undies, Please!

Written by Sumana Seeboruth

Illustrated by Ashleigh Corrin

Motivated by new undies and Daddy’s support, a relatable toddler adorably navigates the excitement and challenges of learning to use the potty.

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Support growing independence Help with picky eating

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Learn to play with others Perfect for potty training
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Mix - and - Match Series

Ketchup On My Sundae

Written & Illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff

Mix and match foods in this flavourful split-page board book to create dishes that sound delicious . . . or hilariously revolting! This interactive addition to the Mix-andMatch Series will build vocabulary and spark conversations about the flavours and textures of different foods. Explore the sensory experience of eating various foods in a safe, clean way!

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Red Hat, Pink Boots

Written & Illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff

Little ones can mix and match tops and bottoms to create hilarious clothing combinations. The split-page format makes it irresistibly fun for children to learn the names of colours and articles of clothing as they style each new outfit.

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Learn about different jobs

Bruno Builder Bakes Bread

Written & Illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff

Mix and match tops and bottoms of characters in this interactive split-page board book to learn about different jobs — and create fantastical ones! This giggleinducing addition to the Mix-and-Match Series will introduce young readers to many types of work while building vocabulary. The characters in the book defy stereotypes, opening up a world of possibilities for all children.

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1 Smile, 10 Toes

Written & Illustrated by Nelleke Verhoeff

Young readers can match heads to a variety of tails and legs to compose quirky characters. Each flap presents a new opportunity for counting and learning vocabulary words for body parts!

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Create wacky food combinations

Silly split-page board books make learning so much fun!
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BOARD BOOK

What

is biomimicry?

Sometimes being a copy cat is a good thing! We can study plants and animals to see how they work and make inventions that work the same way. That’s called biomimicry. ‘Bio’ means life and ‘mimic’ means copy.

1. Peek-a-boo! Read the riddle and peek through cut-outs for clues.

Copy That, Copy Cat! Inventions

Inspired by Animals

by Katrina Tangen | Illustrated by Giulia Orecchia From sonar to snowshoes, discover human inventions that copy things found in nature. The story invites readers to guess the answers to riddles based on rhymes and visual cues that peek through die-cuts. Page turns reveal surprise answers that show how inventions mimic biology, with additional information under the flaps. Enjoy lift-the-flap guessing games to reinforce learning.

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Sneak a peek through cut-outs for hints to the mysteries behind the pages. Then lift the flaps to learn about the inventions inspired by animals!

2. Guess the riddle! Turn the page to reveal the answer.

3. Lift the flaps! Learn how it works with simple diagrams and clear explanations.

4. Learn more with the endnotes! Lift-the-flap games reinforce STEM learning.

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Body Detective! Decoding Your Brain’s Messages

Through interactive riddles and engaging illustrations, this STEAM picture book introduces interoception: a human body function that helps a person understand what’s going on inside their body. Kids play detective by identifying the human body’s signals to find out what it feels and needs such as hunger, thirst, cold, and the need to use the bathroom. Educational endnotes include additional content for an extra layer of learning and fun challenges.

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Riddles & questions keep readers engaged
Endnotes provide additional information about body signals and interoception
Interactive format! Pull tabs reveal answers to questions
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Firefly Galaxy

Written by Sarah Nelson | Illustrated by Estrellita Caracol Sofia and her siblings can hardly wait for nightfall — Sofia hopes to fill a jar with fireflies! When at last Mars flickers, and the owl begins to hoot, Sofia and her family venture into a dazzling summer night where firefly light is like a glittering galaxy. Lyrical text and gorgeous collage artwork are supplemented by informative endnotes on finding fireflies and protecting their habitats.

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A story infused with summer magic
Teaches children how to gently interact with wildlife
Includes notes on finding fireflies and protecting their habitats
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How Starling Got His Speckles

Star the starling wants to sing all by himself so that everyone will look at his beautiful feathers . . . but when a hawk comes hunting, Star discovers that there’s more strength and power in community than in being alone. This thrilling original fable about why starlings flock in murmurations and why their wings have speckles will draw readers in again and again.

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Answers questions like why starlings have speckled wings and fly in murmurations

Every evening Star met his friends on the rooftop. They shared the songs they’d heard that day, imitating whistles, chirps, bells, and beeps. Star sang, “Whoop, whoop!” like the sirens in the busy streets. Then they flew up, whooshing and whirling over the city, before settling down to sleep in the trees. Star’s wings flapped double speed. His heart beat double time. If he could make it to the sky. . .
Perfect for bird and nature-lovers!
With a piercing cry, Hawk lunged! She snatched a gleaming feather as Star tumbled to the ground. Star croaked, “HELP! HELP!” and then, “WHOOP! WHOOP!”
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Earth Song

Susan Reed’s (Over the Meadow; Up, Up, Up!) uplifting, original song describes how the sun and moon create the Earth’s seasonal and daily cycles. Paired with vibrant illustrations from Mariona Cabassa (Whatever Comes Tomorrow; Gift for Amma; Barefoot Books: Water), this is an uplifting, STEAM-focused addition to Barefoot’s singalong collection. Educational endnotes detail the calendar, seasons, orbits, stars, and more for kids curious to learn about.

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Calming

music and lyrical text help children understand our place in the universe

Teaches kids about Earth’s orbit in a fun, accessible way

Endnotes dive more into STEM topics such as seasons, stars, the moon, and more

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The Rattlin’ Bog

Written by Jessica Law | Illustrated by Brian Fitzgerald Sung by The Speks Ro, ro, the rattlin’ bog, the bog down in the valley-o! Joining Barefoot’s singalong collection, this rollicking traditional Irish tune sung by a traditional Irish band explores a peat bog where a rattlin’ (‘wonderful’) tree contains a rattlin’ nest, which contains a rattlin’ egg, which contains a rattlin’ bird . . . all the way down to a seed of a brand-new rattlin’ tree. Includes notes on Irish peat bogs and the creatures who live there, as well as plant and animal life cycles.

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Based on a traditional Irish tune
Endnotes provide more information about the plants and animals that live in an Irish peat bog
Shows the lifecycle of a tree as it goes from a seed to roots, to a branch, and more!
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The Midnight Mitzvah

In this retelling of a 2,000-year-old story from the Talmud (Jewish book of law), Hanina Chipmunk knows it’s a mitzvah to help others . . . but how can she give food to a hungry friend without making her friend feel embarrassed? She tries to do her good deed in secret, under the cover of darkness. But Hanina will need her wits and bravery to complete her mitzvah. Endnotes unpack the original tale and the Jewish value of helping those in need (tzedakah).

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Teaches kids about generosity, empathy, and the power of anonymous charity
Highlights a core Jewish value of tzedakah (justice)

Educational endnotes include more information about the original tale in the Talmud, tzedakah, and other similar traditions across different religions

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Features an annual event in Saudi Arabia that over a billion people worldwide hope to attend once in their lives

Zamzam for Everyone Sharing Water at Hajj

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| Illustrated by Bassent

Mariam is one of the millions of people from all over the world who has come to Makkah for Hajj. With awe and excitement overflowing, Mariam aims to share Zamzam, blessed water from an ancient well, with everyone she meets. In return, she learns new ways to say thank you, she tries new foods and drinks, and she learns that when you share and help others, someone will help you when you need it too. Educational endnotes unpack the meaning of Hajj and the cultural elements introduced in the story.

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Detailed endmatter provides more information about the cultural elements in the book, and explores Islamic traditions

Mariam learns about sharing, kindness, and community as she connects with other travellers
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A positive story of overcoming fears and finding community through identity

Marley’s Pride

Written by Joëlle Retener | Illustrated by DeAnn Wiley Marley is a little nonbinary kid with big anxieties. Crowds? Pass. Loud noises? No, thanks. When their Zaza is up for an award at Pride, they want to go to the parade for the first time with their beloved grandparent. But can Marley overcome their fears? Highlighting the joyful experiences of a queer Black family finding community at Pride, this story features endmatter about the history of Pride, a glossary of LGBTQ+ terms, and a list of resources.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 3–9 | 32PP | 247 X 255 MM

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A light-hearted tone celebrates the LGBTQ+ community and their experience during Pride month
Endnotes discuss the history of Pride and its origins
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Kwesi and Nana Ruby Learn To Swim

Kwesi faces his fear of swimming with help from his Nana Ruby and the legend of Mami Wata.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES TBD | 32PP | 272 X 216 MM

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Illustration and design in progress

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Old Clothes for Dinner?!

Magaly enjoys the yummy Cuban food her Abuela has been cooking since arriving from Havana, but when Magaly’s sweater goes missing, she discovers that Abuela is making ropa vieja for dinner. Old clothes for dinner? Yuck! Magaly needs to hide the rest of her clothes before her family eats them up. Endnotes feature other imaginative names of food around the world, facts about Cuba, Spanish vocabulary, and two delicious recipes for ropa vieja and arroz con leche.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 4–8 | 32PP | 272 X 216 MM

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Endnotes include facts about Cuba and recipes for traditional cuban dishes
Depicts a multigenerational family as they adjust to a new immigrant relative coming to live with them
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Ramadan on Rahma Road

Ramadan on Rahma Road

Written by Razeena Omar Gutta and Faaiza Osman

Illustrated by Atieh Sohrabi

Travel from house to house of a neighbourhood on Rahma road as they celebrate Ramadan with food from around the world. Includes recipes for the food featured in the story.

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Benita and the Night Creatures

Written by Mariana Llanos | Illustrated by Cocoretto Benita loves to read in bed but keeps getting interrupted by a whistling Tunche, a scary Supay and other spooky creatures from Peruvian lore. To the creatures’ disbelief, Benita is so absorbed by her book that she’s not the least bit scared of them. This humorous celebration of bedtime reading puts a global twist on taking the ‘scary’ out of monsters.

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This celebration of bedtime reading puts a global twist on taking the ‘scary’ out of monsters, as a girl rebuffs various scary creatures.
The creatures are comically unable to scare the protagonist, who is deeply absorbed in her book.
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• Introduces creatures from Peruvian lore

• Highlights the joy of reading

• Features a bold heroine

Featuring creatures from Peruvian lore. Written by a Peruvianborn author Mariana Llanos (Run, Little Chaski!) and illustrating team, Cocoretto.

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Bring Back the Babka!

When brothers search for their mama’s missing babka in their diverse Jewish neighborhood, they find other delicious treats and words of wisdom from each household instead.

Endmatter includes information about Jewish cuisine and the 8 traditional Jewish dishes from around the world mentioned in the story, as well as a delicious babka recipe.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 3–8

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Fills the need for more Jewish stories that are not about holidays or the Holocaust.
Provides a warm, positive portrayal of a diverse, contemporary Jewish community that includes Sephardic and Black Jewish characters.

Endmatter includes information about Jewish cuisine and the 8 traditional Jewish dishes mentioned in the story, as well as a delicious babka recipe.

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The protagonist overcomes her worry that she is ‘not Polish enough’, a fear that many second- and thirdgeneration families will be able to relate to.

My Cousin’s Mermaid

A Story from Poland

Illustrated by Ewa Poklewska-Koziełło

On a trip to visit her cousin in Poland, a child initially struggles with not feeling ‘Polish enough’. When she and her cousin discover their shared love of fairy tales, though, they bond instantly and set off together on an adventure across the city of Warsaw to find Syrenka Warszawska (the Mermaid of Warsaw). Endnotes include Polish words and pronunciations, as well as information about Polish history, Polish fairy tales and Warsaw landmarks.

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Set in modern-day Warsaw, the story incorporates Polish language and culture. Endnotes include information about Polish history, Polish fairy tales and Warsaw landmarks.

Demonstrates the transformative power of folktales and stories to connect people across great distances and cultural differences.

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Illustrates the beauty of a multi-faith family who celebrates Catholic and Muslim holidays

I’ll See You in Ijebu

A Catholic girl growing up in the bustling city of Lagos, Nigeria takes a trip to spend a week with her Muslim extended family in the countryside town of Ijebu Ode to celebrate Eid al-Adha. Her days in Ijebu are filled with celebrations, traditions, and special time connecting with family. Breathtaking illustration and poetic writing draws the reader into the sensory experience of celebrating Eid in Nigeria, while detailed endnotesinclude information about Nigeria, Eid al-Adha, a recipe for Nigerian puff puff, and more.

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Endnotes include information about Eid alAdha and the food, fashion, and faiths in Nigeria
Glimpse into contemporary daily life in the city and countryside of Nigeria
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Our Nipa Hut

A Story in the Philippines

Yelena and Papa take care of their traditional Filipino dwelling — their nipa hut — and it takes care of them. But when a tropical storm roars towards the Philippines, their preparation will be put to the test. Gripping narrative will keep young readers glued to the pages as Yelena, Papa, and the nipa hut work together as a family to withstand the storm.

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Depicts themes of family, teamwork, and bravery

Shows the impact of natural disasters and climate change

Endnotes include information about the Philippines, nipa huts, and tropical storms

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Ayo’s Adventure

Across the African Diaspora from Afro to Zulu

When Ayo struggles to fall asleep, he tumbles into an extraordinary journey across the African diaspora, where he experiences creative and resilient cultures that share his heritage. From hip-hop to kente cloth, from Mansa Musa to revolution, the African diaspora has inspired the world! Endmatter further explores connections between the nations, cultures, and traditions represented on both sides of the Atlantic, for a deeper understanding of the African diaspora.

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A unique introduction to the creative and resilient cultures of the African Diaspora
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Country labels and inset boxes throughout the book provide background information on each subject

In an engaging A to Z format

Extensive endnotes dive deeper into the African Diaspora and the cultures featured in the story

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Message in the Mooncake

During the Mid-Autumn Festival, Su-Ling’s small village is planning a rebellion against the Mongolian invaders – and SuLing wants to help! Can she use her wits and courage to deliver a secret message hidden in a box of mooncakes, without getting caught by Mongol guards? Set 800 years ago in the Yuan Dynasty, this thrilling tale is based on an ancient Chinese legend, which is explained in the educational endnotes.

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Set in ancient China during the Mid-Autumn festival

Graphic novel style layouts

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High-stakes story will have kids on the edges of their seats!

Endnotes include information about mooncakes, the history of the Mongol invasion and the original ancient legend

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Graphic novel style layouts are incorporated into the book’s colourful illustrations.

Stranded!

A Mostly True Story from Iceland

Illustrated by Anne Wilson

Based on a true story, the author humorously recounts the time his grandfather got stranded with a friend on a brand new volcanic island in Iceland. The adventurers face epic challenges like molten lava, melted eyeglasses and scant supplies before finally getting rescued. Graphic novel-like layouts and spirited text invite readers to search for the one thing that’s not actually true in this thrilling yet lighthearted tale of adventure. Endnotes include information about volcanoes, Icelandic culture and Norse mythology.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 6–10 | 32PP | 247 X 255 MM

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Humorous storytelling creates joy and relief in a tense story.
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Based on a true story told to the author by his grandfather.

Icelandic culture permeates this adventure story set on a new volcanic island in Iceland.

The story of being stranded in the wilderness next to a volcano without food and water will keep readers on the edge of their seats.

Eight pages of endmatter!

Endnotes include information about volcanoes, Icelandic culture and Norse mythology.

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Scrap Metal Swan

A River Clean-Up Story

When community members work together with trucks and ships to clean up the town’s riverfront, an artist and her child hammer, chisel, weld, and zap the found materials into something beautiful. Endnotes provide recycled-art activity ideas.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 3–7 | 32PP | 247 X 255 MM

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Count On Us!

Climate Activists from One to a Billion

Readers count from 1 to 10 — and then in larger increments to a billion — as they learn how a movement builds in this environmental activism book. Inset boxes provide easy-to-understand definitions of additional new vocabulary words.

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‘A young girl’s dream to make a holiday tradition more environmentally friendly . . .empowers young people to take a leading role in that change’ — School Library Journal, starred

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Ganesha Goes Green

During her town’s Ganesha Chaturthi festival, Prema comes up with a plan to save the river from pollution. Persevering through obstacles, she creates clay Ganesha statues to replace the ones that harm the river.

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Food for the Future

Sustainable Farms Around the World

From urban gardens to farms under the sea, discover the many different sustainable ways people have been growing food for centuries, and new innovations that are battling the effects of climate change on farming.

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‘An exciting overview of traditional and innovative farming techniques that will warrant repeated reading’ — School

Library Journal, starred review

Planet Power

Explore the World’s Renewable Energy

Explore 6 renewable energy technologies that are used around the world! Accessible verse and lush illustrations introduce children to important information about the planet’s natural resources including wind, water, and sun.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 6–11 | 40PP | 272 X 216 MM

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The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales

Packed with 7 hands-on activities, this gorgeous anthology of traditional tales from around the world promotes a sustainable lifestyle and keeps kids busy!

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Nautilus Silver Award Winner, 2023

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‘Combines science and story to explore water in all its forms . . . Oceanic in scope — but clear and refreshing’ — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Barefoot Books Water A Deep Dive of Discovery

Written by Christy Mihaly | Illustrated by Mariona Cabassa Immerse yourself in fascinating facts about water! This comprehensive yet accessible exploration of water will help young readers understand many aspects of one of our planet’s most precious resources — and how they can protect it. A friendly water droplet character guides children through topics ranging from melting and freezing to the ways in which water literally shapes the Earth. Includes a helpful glossary at the end!

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 8–12 | 64PP | 300 X 255 MM

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Discover how people around the globe celebrate Christmas!

Joy to the World! Christmas Around the Globe

Transports readers to 13 different countries and cultures where they can learn about Christmas through lyrical, rhyming text. Play cricket on the beach in Australia, enjoy Iceland’s Christmas Book Flood, rise before dawn for Mass in the Philippines and more. Includes educational notes at the end.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 4–10 | 40PP | 255 X 247 MM

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Let’s Celebrate!

Special Days Around

the World

Lyrical, sensory nonfiction text and vibrant illustrations invite readers to experience a child’s-eye view of 13 special days around the world, such as Spring Festival, Inti Raymi, Eid al-Fitr, Día de Muertos and New Yam Festival. Includes a global festival calendar and notes about why we celebrate.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 4–10

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about special days from 13 countries!
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Silver Medalist, Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2021 Features 12 harvest traditions: M a rtes de C hu s eok Dożynki Mattu Pongal Homowo Cro p O ver South Korea Poland India B o l i via Ghana Barbados Challa 36 Autumn / Winter 2024 Rights Guide

Harvest Days

Learn how countries and cultures around the world celebrate the harvest!

Harvest Days

Giving Thanks Around the World

Written by Kate DePalmax | Illustrated by Martina Peluso

Explore harvest festivals from around the globe! Lyrical, rhyming text and lush, detailed artwork from Italian artist Martina Peluso immerse young readers in some of the most ancient traditions in the world. Nine pages of rich, educational endnotes dive deep with more information about the 12 cultures explored in the book and invite young readers to ask questions about food and the labor that produces it.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 4–10 | 40PP | 255 X 247 MM

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Detailed endnotes provide facts about global harvest celebrations

Kate DePalma has written many books for children, including Let’s Celebrate! and Children of the World, which she co-authored with Tessa Strickland. She lives with her family in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Martina Peluso has wanted to be an illustrator ever since she read The BFG by Roald Dahl as a child. She lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and also Illustrated Let’s Celebrate!

Saint Sukkot Thanksgiving M ehregan La Tomatina Vai s a k h i Morocco Liberia I ran Spain I ndi a G ermany M a r t i n ’ s Day GLOBAL 37 To request a PDF contact rights@barefootbooks.com

Act i v i ty

Winner Critically Acclaimed Bestseller!

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activities for mind, body, and sou Nurture self care and empathy with Over 600K copies sold!

Mindful Kids

50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus and Calm

Written by Whitney Stewart | Illustrated by Mina Braun Make any moment mindful from morning to night with cards designed to fit into each part of the day. Whimsical, full-colour illustrations on both sides of the cards provide easy-to-follow steps for each activity. The cards and 8-page instructional booklet include tips for children of a wide range of abilities, making this one-of-a-kind deck an inclusive tool for nurturing inner peace and strength.

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The deck contains 5 categories of cards, designed to fit into each part of the day!
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Nearly one million copies sold!

Yoga Pretzels

50 Fun Yoga Activities for Kids & Grownups

Introduction by Baron Baptiste, Written by Tara Guber & Leah Kalish

Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

For over 15 years, parents, educators, dance instructors and more have increased children’s confidence, patience, strength and flexibility with our celebrated Yoga Pretzels activity deck. Whatever your age, size, physical ability or familiarity with yoga, these 50 colourful cards are for you! Practise solo or try partner poses with a friend.

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9 categories to create a practice that’s right for you!
‘Through

these fun yoga activities, children can improve flexibility, grace and agility while at the same time improving inner strength, confidence and self-esteem’ — Deepak Chopra

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Award Winner Award Winner Bestseller! Critically Acclaimed Mindful Kids Rights Sold: Turkish, Spanish, Chinese (simplified), Romanian Yoga Pretzels Rights Sold: Spanish, Romanian, Chinese (simplified), Dutch, German Global Kids Rights Sold: Chinese (simplified) Kids’ Garden Rights Sold: All rights available More Award-Winning Activity Decks Award Winner Critically Acclaimed Bestseller! Sturdy deck format with laminated cards and instruction booklet Discover 50 activiti e s fo r compassion, confidence & c o mmunity! 40 Autumn / Winter 2024 Rights Guide
Activities use lowcost,materialsrecyclable or objects found in nature.

Kind Kids

50 Activities for Compassion, Confidence & Community

Written by Dr. Helen Maffini & Whitney Stewart

Illustrated by Mariana Ruiz Johnson

Includes 50 cards in 5 categories:

KIND TO YOURSELF

Fifty unique games, crafts and mindfulness activities help kids develop empathy and respect for themselves, their loved ones and the wider world. Written by preschool mindfulness experts Dr. Helen Maffini and Whitney Stewart, the cards include hands-on solo and group activities perfect for home or classroom use and beyond.

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Build empathy, respect and gratitude!

KIND WITH FAMILY

KIND WITH FRIENDS

Prolific author Whitney Stewart (Mindful Kids, the Mindful Tots series) teaches mindfulness and self-care techniques to children. She lives in Louisiana, USA.

Dr. Helen Maffini is a global mindfulness educator who has lived in 15 countries. She currently resides in the United Arab Emirates.

Mariana Ruiz Johnson (Run, Little Chaski!) is an award-winning children’s book illustrator and author who lives in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

KIND TO COMMUNITY

KIND TO NATURE

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Empower kids to manage anxiety

Whatever Comes Tomorrow

Written by Rebecca Gardyn Levington | Illustrated by Mariona Cabassa We might not know what the future holds, but the lyrical rhyming text in this beautiful book reassures readers that they have the resilience and strength to face whatever comes their way. Inspired by the author’s own experience with anxiety, this book offers gentle wisdom applicable to both children and adults. Endnotes includes a discussion guide and activity ideas for managing worries. PICTURE BOOK | AGES 4–9 | 32PP | 247 X 255 MM

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Can You Find Doug’s Dog?

Sort through a sea of silly dogs to help Doug find his canine companion! Children will have so much fun patting, tickling, kissing and calling to the different dogs that they won’t notice they’re practising early maths skills!

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 1–5

32PP | 290 X 290 MM

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The Perfect Sushi

Miko likes things to be perfect. But when she makes sushi for her grandmother’s birthday, she discovers that kokoro (heart) — not impeccability — is the key ingredient to the perfect present.

A do-it-yourself sushi recipe is included.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 4–9

24PP | 272 X 216 MM

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Nour’s Secret Library

Based on the author’s own life experience and inspired by a true story, Nour’s Secret Library is about the power of books to heal, transport, and create safe spaces during difficult times.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 6–10

32PP | 272 X 216 MM

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Just Like Brothers

A heartwarming story about a small boy and a young wolf cub who are told to fear each other — only to find that they have more in common than their mothers ever dreamed.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 3–7

32PP | 272 X 216 MM

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Whole Whale

One hundred unusual animals try to squeeze into the pages of this raucous rhyming tale. But will there be room to fit a whole blue whale? The humorous ending features an expansive double foldout page and the final page lists all 100 animals.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 3–6

32PP | 300 X 300 MM

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The Tear Thief

Why does the magical Tear Thief catch children’s tears as they fall? Find out in this moving tale about how we express our feelings. Lyrical text by Carol Ann Duffy, one of the most prominent poets writing today, makes this a lovely read-aloud.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 4–9

32PP | 272 X 216 MM

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Making Happy

When Leila’s mother gets sick, lots of things change for her family. But one important thing stays the same: they still have each other, and they know how to find joy and laughter when they need it most! A poetic, uplifting story with a hopeful ending.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 6–10

32PP | 272 X 216 MM

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Family Reunion

This modern kid’s-eye view depiction of a Black American extended family reunion celebrates the importance of kinship and intergenerational ties.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 5–10

24PP | 272 X 216 MM

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The Boy Who Grew Flowers

Discover the story of an unusual boy with an incredible secret, and how his life changes when a kind new girl joins his class.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 4–9

32PP | 272 X 216 MM

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The Tiny Baker

Insect customers clamour to dine at the tiny baker’s cafe, but when the ladybird chefs fly off and upend the pristine bakery’s kitchen, the tiny baker learns an important lesson about friendship

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 3–8

32PP | 247 X 255 MM

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y g into their days wit h t w o s e ries designed for very young c h i ldren.

Yoga Tots Series

Yoga Tots: Brave Bear

Invites young children to pretend to be a bear, moving their furry bodies into specific yoga poses designed to both energize and inspire bravery.

BOARD BOOK | AGES 2–4 | 14PP | 165 X 165 MM

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Yoga Tots: Happy Tiger

Pretend to be a tiger, moving your body into specific yoga poses known for increasing feelings of happiness.

BOARD BOOK | AGES 2–4 | 14PP | 165 x 165 mm

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Yoga Tots: Strong Puppy

Move through a child-friendly sun salutation.

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Yoga Tots: Calm Bunny

Charming illustrations and step-by-step instructions take little ones through a soothing series of basic yoga poses.

BOARD BOOK | AGES 2–4 | 14PP | 165 x 165 mm

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BOARD BOOKS

Fun, rhyming text on the left

Each book includes a short yoga routine

At Barefoot Books, we value . . .

Mindfulness

Step-by-step instructions on the right

The term ‘mindfulness’ refers to paying keen attention to your senses and surroundings. Valuable for all ages, regardless of ability, mindfulness is especially useful for balancing emotions and managing anxiety. The themes of mindfulness in our products inspire readers to build relationships, overcome obstacles and open their hearts.

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Mindful Tots Series

Mindful

Tots: Animal Antics

Help toddlers focus as they transition from one activity to the next. This board book uses simple instructions to encourage imaginative play alongside mindful focus.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 2–4 | 14PP | 165 X 165 MM

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Mindful

Tots: Loving Kindness

Nurture self-compassion, empathy and inner peace with a simple loving kindness activity, accessible for children as young as age 2!

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 2–4 | 14PP | 165 X 165 MM

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Mindful

Tots: Rest & Relax

Encourage little ones to get ready for sleep with a soothing body scan activity. The straightforward instructions and bright illustrations nurture relaxation and calm.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 2–4 | 14PP | 165 X 165 MM

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Mindful

Tots: Tummy Ride

Help toddlers find calm with this age-appropriate breathing technique. Features soothing ocean wave imagery, cheerful illustrations and simple text.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 2–4 | 14PP | 165 X 165 MM

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Mindfulness for children as young as age 2!

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DECK OF 36 CARDS

• Winner of Creative Child’s 2018 Creative Play of the Year Award

• Winner of the Tillywig 2018 Parents’ Favorite Products Award

· Play 30+ games created by an education specialist for kids ages 3-10

· Develop storytelling and writing skills

· Build unique stories with 12 character cards , 12 setting cards and 12 object cards With each deck . . .

Learn early STEM and maths skills Encourage teamwork Nurture socialemotional skills Introduce problem-solving

Ocean Adventure

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Illustrated
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Christiane
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Illustrated by Debbie Harter
Community Helpers
by Sophie Fatus
by
Engel
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Imagine your own stories with wordless story cards!

Each deck comes with a booklet packed with activity suggestions created by an education expert!

Colour-coded cards give children the building blocks to create their own stories character cards setting cards object cards

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Available as a box set or individually

Stories from Around the World

4 Tales of Friendship & Loyalty

• Celebrate friendship and loyalty with this boxed set of 4 Illustrated chapter books

• Folktales from Algonquian, Russian, Quechua and Bantu cultures

• Simple, exciting plots and immersive, full-colour illustrations capture the interest of emerging readers.

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The Terrible Chenoo

A Tale from Algonquian Nations

Written by Fran Parnell | Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

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The Mother of Monsters

A Tale from South Africa

Written by Fran Parnell | Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

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Starlight Grey

A Tale from Russia

Written by Liz Flanagan | Illustrated by Valerie Docampo

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Grim, Grunt and Grizzle-Tail

A Tale from Chile

Written by Fran Parnell | Illustrated by Sophie Fatus Rights Sold: Catalan, Korean, Spanish

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‘[An] irresistible folk tale for early readers and young listeners to savour’ — Kirkus Reviews on Masha and the Bear

Cara and the Wizard

A Tale from Ireland

Written by Liz Flanagan

Illustrated by Valerie Docampo

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Masha and the Bear

A Tale from Russia

Written by Lari Don

Illustrated by Melanie Williamson

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The Tortoise’s Gift

A Tale from Zambia

Written by Lari Don

Illustrated by Melanie Williamson

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The Ruler of the Springs

A Tale from Brazil

Written by Mary Finch

Illustrated by Martina Peluso

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The Hungry Wolf

A Tale from Mexico

Written by Lari Don

Illustrated by Melanie Williamson

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The Feathered Ogre

A Tale from Italy

Written by Fran Parnell

Illustrated by Sophie Fatus

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Never Trust a Tiger

A Tale from Korea

Written by Lari Don

Illustrated by Melanie Williams

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Dara’s

Clever Trap

A Tale from Cambodia

Written by Liz Flanagan

Illustrated by Martina Peluso

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Stories from Around the World

4 Tales of Persistence & Grit

• Celebrate courage and perseverance

• Stories from Zambia, Russia, Ireland and Brazil

• Features illustrations throughout to capture the interest of emerging readers.

PAPERBACK CHAPTER

BOOK SET

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BOOKS 207 X 142 MM

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Stories from Around the World

4 Tales of ProblemSolving & Wit

• Celebrate ingenuity and encourage global citizenship

• Stories from Cambodia, Korea, Italy and Mexico

• Fully Illustrated to aid comprehension and immerse readers in the story.

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BOOK SET

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BOOKS 207 X 142 MM

Illustration from The Tortoise’s Gift
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Collections of stories from around the world

The Barefoot Book of Animal Tales

From Around the World

Enjoy nine fun-filled animal adventures. Gathered from cultures all over the world, these traditional tales teach the importance of community, bravery, kindness and a sense of humour.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 5–11

80PP | 272 X 216 MM

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The Story Tree

Tales to Read Aloud

Delight in reading these quirky tales aloud to the under-five crowd. Each of the seven stories imparts an important lesson while using humour and lovable characters to keep listeners engaged.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 3–7

64PP | 280 X 230 MM

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The Barefoot Book of Buddhist Tales

The Buddha taught that life is like a dream, yet real. The ways in which we may fruitfully engage with this mystery are playfully explored in numerous tales from the folk traditions of countries including India, China, Japan and Tibet. This enthralling collection illustrates various important aspects of Buddhist thought.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 6+

80PP | 265 X 215 MM

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Tales of Mystery and Magic

Introducing a bewitching world of mystery and magic, this collection of stories includes tales of singing elves with magical feet, skeletons that move of their own accord and a heroic blackbird who outwits a powerful king. Includes storytime CD read by the author.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 6+ | 64PP | 280 X 230 MM

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Each story comes from a different country or culture

The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales

Learn how different cultures around the world set out to live in harmony with the natural world in this popular anthology. The seven folk tales are each followed by a hands-on activity that promotes green living. Gold Nautilus Book Award Winner.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 5–11

96PP | 280 X 230 MM

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World of Dance A Barefoot Collection

This gorgeous collection of stories will enchant young ones with dances from eight cultures. Each story has a different dance as the central theme, including the polka in the Czech Republic, limbo in West Indies and the waltz in Germany.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 9+

96PP | 280 X 230 MM

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Tales of Wisdom & Wonder

How can a blind man see more than his companion, the hunter? And how do fishes find themselves swimming in the grass of a forest? Beautifully captured by Niamh Sharkey’s quirky and perceptive illustrations, these tales remind us of how vast and mysterious our world is, and how our lives can be transformed in the most unexpected circumstances.

PICTURE BOOK | AGES 6+

64PP | 272 X 216 MM

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Collections from many cultures

Tales from Old Ireland

This collection of seven spellbinding Irish folk tales deserves to be read aloud at every hearth. Larger-than-life characters, dramatic plot twists and a healthy dose of magical enchantment will keep readers absorbed for many happy hours. Includes glossary and pronunciation key for Irish terms.

PICTURE BOOK

AGES 6+ | 96PP

264 X 216 MM

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African Tales

A Barefoot Collection

This anthology includes eight traditional tales from all over Africa. Sumptuous hand-sewn collage artwork decorated with African beads adorns these unforgettable tales of bravery, wisdom, wit and heroic deeds.

PICTURE BOOK

AGES 8+ | 96PP

280 X 230 MM

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Indian Tales

A Barefoot Collection

This anthology includes eight traditional tales from all over the Indian subcontinent. Bright acrylic illustrations accompany stories of magical spirits in the mountains of the northeast, sneaky robbers and brave heroines in the heart of the Indus Valley, adventure in the far south, and more!

PICTURE BOOK

AGES 8+ | 96PP

280 X 230 MM

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